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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. E W Moulton


Eric Walter Moulton was born on 18th November 1920 and raised in the National Childrens Home at Frodsham in Cheshire. 

His family were told by a contemporary that he was known for experimenting with homemade explosives and model aircraft.

He joined the RAF as an Aircraftman in January 1939 and was initially stationed at Cardington.

He later volunteered for aircrew duties and completed a short radar course and had joined 600 Squadron at Manston by 1st July 1940.



He flew his first operational sortie in a Blenheim on 4th August as an Aircraftman, and his first in a Beaufighter on 6th October as a Sergeant.

His subsequent service is currently undocumented but it is known that he survived the war and subsequently was employed by Aerialite of Droylsden in Manchester.

He later emigrated to the USA, becoming an American citizen in November 1971.

Moulton died on 23rd September 2003 in California.



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